The Royal Air Force work across the UK and internationally to mitigate risks and respond to conflicts and threats. The RAF has 2 Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) stations based in Lincolnshire, at Coningsby and Waddington. The Waddington station is the UK hub of ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) which provides vital communications with other military divisions surrounding security support. The Royal Air Force offers a wide variety of graduate roles at enticing starting salaries for many different specialisms, from Engineering to Personnel Support that can act as a perfect first step for graduates wanting to work in the RAF. Lincolnshire is also home to the RAF College Cranwell, a training academy for enthusiastic trainee aircrew and officers, as well as being the base of various RAF support teams including the RAF Flying School.